[Last Call] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

HTML - Video Download (Save As Dialog Box on Click Command)

Posted on 2004-10-04
6
Medium Priority
?
1,188 Views
Last Modified: 2009-11-26
On my website, I currently have links to various video files that play in an online screening room. Due to the large file size, I want to have a download button next to each video link.

What code do I use so that when someone clicks on the download button it automatically brings up the Save Dialog Box instead of a new window? I think I have to store a copy of the video in the FTP folder and direct the link toward this.

Any one know the proper way to do this. Much appreciated.

Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:ifprod
  • 4
4 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Sohel Rana earned 400 total points
ID: 12238523
Hi:

There are many ways to allow user to download files. But I suggest you to use download manager, because it provides you lot of infomation about the download, users information and so. Here is one freeware script :

http://reamdaysoft.com/magic_downloads.html

>>I think I have to store a copy of the video in the FTP folder and direct the link toward this.

Yes, for big file ftp is suitable besides you can use the download manager web panel to upload files.

rsdn
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Sohel Rana
ID: 12238550
** correction

By the words "download manager", I mean file manager script. :)

rsdn
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Sohel Rana
ID: 12502994
Thanks modulo

rsdn
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Sohel Rana
ID: 12502999
Thanks Venabili

rsdn
0

Featured Post

Transaction-level recovery for Oracle database

Veeam Explore for Oracle delivers low RTOs and RPOs with agentless transaction log backup and transaction-level recovery of Oracle databases. You can restore the database to a precise point in time, even to a specific transaction.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this short web based tutorial, I wanted to show users how they can still use the powers of FrontPage in conjunction with Expression Web 3.  Even though Microsoft eliminated the use of Web components, we can still use them with FrontPage and edit …
Objective of This Article In 1990’s, when I was a budding software professional, I had a lot of confusion about which stream or technology, I had to choose to build my career. In those days, I had lot of confusion like whether to choose System so…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to make a WordPress Site faster and smaller in size by cleaning up the database. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Plugin WP Optimize will be used. Go to your WordPress login page. T…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to update a WordPress Site’s version. WordPress releases new versions of its software frequently and it is important to update frequently in order to keep your site secure, and to get new WordPress…
Suggested Courses

834 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question